No Friend of Mine #poetry

No Friend of Mine by Alejandro N. Marrero 2/16/2020 Even bathed in dirt you’re eyes are disarmingRinsing out a washcloth to clean a dangerous one who’s so alarmingSome say you can read the story in striking eyesI’m not that psychic not even if I triedI’m just disarmed with each glancing sighWhy do I have to…

Square Shaped Box #poetry

Square Shaped Box by Alejandro N. Marrero 2/15/2020 Surrounded by four wallsI can neither dance or fallThe walls are thinHowever it doesn’t prevent you from coming in I wish I was tallerA proud, secure and stable fatherOne with comfort enough to giveOne with more love to live Surrounded by a boxIt’s not strange as we’ve…